Covid-19 Update:

In line with current guidelines there will be measures in place to ensure safety of staff and customers at all times


We ask you to please comply with the below instructions to ensure we do not put anyone's health at risk.

1. No more than 2 customers in the shop at one time.

2. Please maintain social distancing when queuing outside.

3. Nobody displaying any symptoms of Covid-19 must enter the shop.

4. Upon entering the shop please use hand sanitizer provided.

5. Please browse and shop in a quick manner.

6. Please only touch items you intend to purchase.

7. Pay by card where possible.

8. Please where a face mask whilst in store.


We would like to thank you for your continued support and understanding at this time and we look forward to welcoming you back.




The Trading Post has been selling all forms of fishing tackle, live and frozen bait, air guns and knives for over thirty seven years, and we are always getting new and exciting stock. We supply many different brands of fishing tackle,air guns and accessories.

We have a wide range of stock specialising in all forms of sea fishing tackle, rods, reels and general tackle. We also specialise in all forms of airguns, rifles, pistols, scopes, pellets, co2 etc. We have a wide selection of knives, crossbows, swords, BB guns, catapults and accessories.

Please feel free to browse our Online Shop for full details of our inventory. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us. If there is anything in particular you are looking for and cannot find on our website please just ask and we will be more than happy to help.

Please Note

All Weaponry ( e.g swords, airguns, crossbows and knives) can only be sold to persons 18 years and older.

When purchasing an air weapon proof of ID must be shown and can only be sold to over 18s only.

The Trading Post: proudly serving Sunderland since 1979

The Trading Post is a family business that has been supplying fishing tackle and guns for over 37 years. We are the longest serving gun shop and second oldest fishing tackle shop in Sunderland with over 37 years experience in the trade, it is a local shop serving local people and we always welcome new customers. With a wide range of products to choose from, you're sure to find exactly what you're looking for! If you require assistance, please let us know. 

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